Weavers (Ploceidae)

White-billed Buffalo-weaver (Bubalornis albirostris) - HBW 15, p. 132

French: Alecto à bec blanc German: Alektoweber Spanish: Bufalero Piquiblanco
Other common names: Black/Common Buffalo-weaver

Taxonomy: Coccothraustes albirostris Vieillot, 1817, Senegal.
Forms a superspecies with B. niger, and previously the two were normally considered conspecific. In the past, race intermedius of B. niger was on occasion erroneously placed within present species. Monotypic.

Distribution: S Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, NE Guinea-Bissau and Guinea E in a narrow band S of desert to C Chad and on to C Sudan, SW Eritrea and W Ethiopia, S to NE Uganda and NW Kenya.